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As Goes Maine? A Tidal Energy Project Powers Up

  • Aired: 09/15/2013
  • 07:24
  • Rating: NR
One of the big obstacles to clean energy is that most renewable sources are unreliable. A Maine company has installed the nation’s first commercial, grid connected tidal energy project. Water power - including conventional hydropower and new technologies like ORPC’s tidal turbine - is estimated to nearly double by 2030 and provide an estimated 15% of the total domestic electricity supply.
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Maine company deploys nation’s first commercial, grid connected tidal energy project.
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